The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front-End Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 63 48 58
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 4 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.74% 2.93% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 3.13% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 2
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +13.20%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Front-End Developer
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
533 351 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.34% 93.35% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 393 274 247
Average salary £45,000 £39,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.64% -7.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Front-End Developer in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Watford region.

Front-End Developer Salary Trend in Watford

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title.

1 21 (95.45%) HTML
1 21 (95.45%) JavaScript
1 21 (95.45%) CSS
2 13 (59.09%) HTML5
3 12 (54.55%) CSS3
3 12 (54.55%) Ajax
3 12 (54.55%) User Experience
4 11 (50.00%) Retail
4 11 (50.00%) XHTML
5 9 (40.91%) W3C
5 9 (40.91%) Semantic HTML
6 8 (36.36%) SEO
7 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
7 7 (31.82%) Java
7 7 (31.82%) Web Development
8 6 (27.27%) Degree
8 6 (27.27%) jQuery
8 6 (27.27%) JSTL
8 6 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (27.27%) JSP
8 6 (27.27%) Finance
8 6 (27.27%) Manufacturing
9 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (22.73%) CMS
9 5 (22.73%) Information Architecture
9 5 (22.73%) Semantic Web
9 5 (22.73%) Node.js
10 4 (18.18%) JSON
10 4 (18.18%) Subversion
10 4 (18.18%) Web Accessibility

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) CMS
1 5 (22.73%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Network Security
1 1 (4.55%) RTSP
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
1 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) RTP
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Subversion
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (4.55%) Axure RP
2 1 (4.55%) Dreamweaver
General
1 11 (50.00%) Retail
2 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Manufacturing
3 3 (13.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) HTML
1 21 (95.45%) CSS
2 13 (59.09%) HTML5
3 12 (54.55%) CSS3
3 12 (54.55%) Ajax
4 11 (50.00%) XHTML
5 9 (40.91%) Semantic HTML
6 6 (27.27%) jQuery
6 6 (27.27%) JSTL
6 6 (27.27%) JSP
7 4 (18.18%) JSON
8 3 (13.64%) XML
9 1 (4.55%) Kendo UI
9 1 (4.55%) Qt
9 1 (4.55%) LESS
9 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) User Experience
2 9 (40.91%) W3C
3 5 (22.73%) Semantic Web
4 1 (4.55%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) SEO
2 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
2 7 (31.82%) Web Development
3 6 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Information Architecture
5 4 (18.18%) Web Accessibility
6 3 (13.64%) Validation
6 3 (13.64%) Analytics
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.55%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) JavaScript
2 7 (31.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Telerik
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe